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Jardin des Alpes, Geneva, Switzerland
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"des alpes"
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"neo gothic style"
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"interesting history"
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"lake geneva"
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"duke"
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"death"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a stroll or tram-ride to see this Swiss historical monumemt plus its lovely lakeside settng. The adjacent park is an added plus and includes a very welcoming café.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I discovered this monument by chance trying to park the car and I was quite surprise because it is nicer than other more recognised landmarks in the city. Very baroque and it has a nice symmetry

Thank Ricardo B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I gave this monument a hard long look from across the street. I’m being sarcastic but it really is kind of silly to be “reviewing ” this. It’s a beautiful monument. Go look at it when you walk by the lake.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Standing close by Lake Geneva is this fanciful memorial to the long-ago personage who settled here. Set in a small park with a lovely flower garden in front, on the street side, this place offers a peaceful refuge from the frantic doings along the avenue.

Thank Elaine H
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Very beautiful place to see beside the lake with a nice garden all around. With pink marble everywhere, this neo-gothic monument is a must see in Geneva.

1  Thank Antoine-Alexand... C
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

This Neo-Gothic-style Mausoleum commemorate the Duke of Brunswick, Charles D’Este-Guelph, who was expelled from his duchy in Germany. He made a Fortune in Paris and moved then to geneva. He died in 1873 and bequeathed his fortune to Geneva in exchange for a construction for...More

Thank Rabih S
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Amazing Location near from luxury hotels like four seasons,Ritz Carlton and kempenski hotels with lake side You will sure have great photo

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Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

Wow! What a beautiful monument I would say! Took a walk around the city and stopped here to admire this beautiful place. It's worth stopping even if just for a picture!

1  Thank Vera A
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

This is the classical monument that you can find in most major European cities. They are always fun to check out but I don't think that this one sets itself apart from others in any truly memorable way other than the fact that it gives...More

Thank Anna911
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

An impressive monument which is all the more interesting given the Duke's lifestyle and history. If you are down that part of the City, its worth the effort to visit, near the shoreline and surrounded a small attractive park, it is somewhere to chill. There...More

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